Originally Posted by doublem23
By virtue of a 2-1 win over the Cubs tonight, the Pirates have clinched at the very least an NL Wild Card berth and round out the NL playoff field. Pittsburgh and Cincinnati both trail the Cardinals by 2 games and all that's left is to see which of these three win the division and which 2 will meet in the NL Wild Card Game. But another 21-year drought ends.
With the Cardinals finishing up with the Cubs and the Pirates and Reds playing each other in Cincinnati, it's hard to see how St. Louis blows this (but, stranger things have happened).